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Joseph W. Thomas Jr.

May 2, 1950 - October 16, 2018


Homer, New York

Date of Death:

October 16, 2018



Birth Date:

May 2, 1950

Birth Place:

Waverly, New York

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Joseph W. Thomas Jr.

Joseph W. Thomas Jr, 68, of Cortland passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at Cortland Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Cortland.

He was predeceased by his father, Joseph Thomas Sr.

Joe is survived by his mother, Theresa French Marcy, his children, Denise (John) English of Rome, PA, Jason (Kriss) Thomas of LaGrangeville, NY, Jennifer (Avdo) Kirkwood of Jacksonville, FL, Michael Thomas of CA and Nichol Thomas of FL; siblings, Gordon (Linda) Thomas of Barton, Kathryn (Michael) Foster of Waverly, Timothy (Donna) Thomas of Watertown, MN and Nancy Shaw of Horseheads; nine grandchildren; several great grandchildren; along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He retired after over 25 years from the New York State Thruway as a mechanic.

Joe loved to fish and care for his lawn.  He could be found tinkering and building things around the house.

At Joes request there will no services.  The family is being assisted by Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad St., Waverly.  Those wishing to send a message of sympathy to Joe’s family may visit our Facebook page or by sending a private message of sympathy in “Obituaries” at

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